Message from the Head of School 2021

Message from the Head of School 2021

This year reminded me that community and friendship are gifts that should not be taken for granted. I found a new depth of meaning to Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s words in Life Together: “It is not to simply be taken for granted that the Christian has the privilege of living...
Good Friday After a Bad Year

Good Friday After a Bad Year

The below excerpt was originally published March 29, 2020: “The restaurants are empty, and the school desks sit silent. The coffee shops, church pews, and barber shops are void of conversation. Trips have been cancelled and weddings postponed. Our world is...
Why Didn’t I Read This in High School?

Why Didn’t I Read This in High School?

This year we published our K-12 book list, which for me turned out to be one of the most delightful and also important projects of the year. It was delightful as someone who loves books and history to rummage around old books and to think creatively about how we could...
Singapore Math: Count Me In

Singapore Math: Count Me In

Math problems, logic puzzles, riddles; I love them all.  People who know me know that I am passionate about teaching students to develop strong problem-solving skills that will serve them throughout their lives.  As a classical educator, one of my goals...